Two persons have died in a car accident at Yapei in the Savannah Region.
The accident occurred after a head-on collision between a tipper truck and a saloon car.
Eyewitnesses say the saloon car went up in flames after somersaulting several times before colliding with the tipper truck.
The Northern Regional Police Command has confirmed the incident, saying bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital morgue for preservation and identification.
Meanwhile, the tipper truck driver who complained of chest pains has been issued with a medical form to visit a hospital and report after treatment.
Road accidents seem to be on the upsurge in the country.
The number of road users killed in the first quarter of 2019 recorded a 17.57% increase over figures for the first quarter of 2018.
Commuters and pedestrians killed increased from 592 in the first quarter of 2018 to 696 in the same period of 2019.
The number of males killed amounted to 506, comprising 62 males below 18 years and 444 males above 18 years.
Similarly, the number of females killed was 190, made up of 55 females below 18 years and 135 above 18 years.